Symbol of Cordilleran unity kicks off

Gong relay after 32 years BAGUIO CITY– The “gong relay” which symbolizes the Cordillera provinces’ unity was launched on Tuesday at Tabuk City, Kalinga, this year’s host province together with a host agency, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). “This will move from here to the provinces of Apayao, Abra, Benguet, Baguio City, Mountain Province, Ifugao then back […]

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Group suggests ways to solve Baguio’s garbage woes

BAGUIO CITY—A U.S.-based environmental group on Tuesday proposed to the city government here to practice strategies or ways to curb its decades-old garbage problem. “Educating the community and other stakeholders about the 10 steps to reduce their garbage to zero waste is both a goal and a plan of action,” said Dr. Paul Connett, American Environmental Health Studies Project (AEHSP) […]

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MP has two faces– 2 prov’l logos

BONTOC, Mtn. Provinces – The provincial government has two distinct logos and it confuses agencies on which one to use. Solving this scenario is the objective of the proponents who proposed that the Sangguniang Palalawigan come up with a legislative measure to combine the two into one or just come up with one provincial logo This also causes concerns on […]

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Consumers beware: Poison cosmetics on sale in Baguio City

7 July 2019, Baguio City/Quezon City. The unlawful sale in Baguio City of toxic cosmetics continues unabated posing serious health risks to users and even non-users, warned a non-profit watchdog group. The Quezon City-based EcoWaste Coalition aired its latest toxic alert after finding high concentrations of mercury in 14 skin whitening creams and lead in eight lipsticks that the group […]

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Floating solar plant mulled in Binga, Ambuklao

BAGUIO CITY– The two major water reservoirs in Benguet are being eyed for the possibility of having floating solar power plants there, according to lawyer Mike Hosillos, SN Aboitiz Power vice president for corporate affairs. “If it is adaptable in Magat, we will probably explore the same solar floating arrangements,” Hosillos said. He added that they need to study the […]

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CHR-CAR to conduct capacity building seminar on community-based dialogue

BAGUIO CITY – The Commission on Human Rights-Cordillera Administrative Region (CHR-CAR) will conduct a Capacity Building on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR) for the Community-Based Dialogue (CBD) Cordillera Core Group members and other stakeholders on July 17 to 19 at Eurotel, Abanao Extension, here. CHR regional director Romel Daguimol said the activity is part of his office’s efforts to […]

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Police Corner from PROCOR RPIO

Estafa and Illegal Recruitment At about 1:00 PM of July 05, 2019, at Magsaysay Ave., Barangay Lakandula, Baguio City, joint forces of law enforcers conducted an entrapment operation and arrested Dolores P. Ibasco on complaint of Julia N. Cross who continuously sent money amounting to Php1,047,000.00 for a supposed employment in Israel and for coffee products but which did not […]

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Baguio solon re-files 9 bills in House

BAGUIO CITY– Baguio City Rep. Marquez Go has refiled nine bills- six with national significance and implementation and three for implementation in Baguio and Benguet, which were not taken up during the 17th Congress. “Last Wednesday, we filed House Bills 1337, 1338, 1339, 1340, 1341, 1342, 1343, and 1344, and then on Thursday, we filed House Bill 1391 which we […]

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